Research Associate, Next Generation Sequencing Clinical Laboratory

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Job Location
Chicago, IL
Excellent salary

Full benefits

Job Description

Research Associate, NGS CLIA Laboratory


  • Work with a cutting-edge genomics workflow to provide high-quality next-generation sequencing data with rapid turnaround times in a clinical laboratory

  • Utilize automation and robotics to standardize the discovery pipeline from sample acquisition to sequencing output

  • Maintain quality metrics and data generation for next-generation sequencing platforms

  • Work to establish and maintain CLIA/CAP compliance in a novel field



MS in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science and experience with next-generation sequencing   OR

  • BS in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science and 2 years of experience in next-generation sequencing

  • Understanding of the importance to maintain the confidentiality of patient related materials in compliance with HIPAA requirements

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience with methodologies and protocols involved in next-generation sequencing

  • Ability to work with others to plan and carry out scientific programs

  • Self-driven and works well in an interdisciplinary team with minimal direction

  • Strong desire to build products that will save lives and change the course of cancer

  • Impeccable attention to detail


  • Experience working in a CLIA/CAP high-complexity laboratory

  • Experience with robotics and automated liquid handling systems

  • Knowledge of LIMS platforms and various computer systems


How to Apply

Email Ruth Frazer to apply


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